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Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #22739 $39.95 $31.96
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions. His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for interesting reading. [read more]

Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #27479 $95.00
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions (1972, 1975, 1982, 1985). His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for [read more]

Chris Bonington's Everest: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Chris Bonington's Everest
2002 UK 1st, 4to, pp.256, photo frontis, 139 color & 4 bw photos, photo eps, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22840 $69.00 $49.00
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, Bonington has drawn upon his original accounts and diaries of his own four Everest expeditions (1972, 1975, 1982, 1985). His writings on these expeditions and reflections on the changes that have taken place in Himalayan climbing make for[read more]

Everest Expeditions: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest Expeditions
2003 UK 1st, thick 8vo, pp.671, 4 bw route photos, appendices, black cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #22896 $75.00 $60.00
Here in one massive volume are Bonington’s three great Everest books – Everest: South West Face, Everest: The Hard Way, and Everest: The Unclimbed Ridge. Chris has spent a long time on Everest and here are the accounts of his three primary expeditions. Everest: South West Face is the official acco[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Barclays Bank in assoc w/ Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, dark blue leatherette binding; signed Bonington (on fep) & Doug Scott (on title page), binding slightly darkened on spine, small nick to front, tight, near fine #10860 $125.00 $100.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. This appears to be a special printing done for Barclays Bank who was a major underwriter of the expedition. Other than the leatherette binding and [read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 H & S London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj w/ ‘Signed’ sticker bottom spine, unclipped, vg, cloth w/ note on title page referencing 1976 date of Bonington signature, former label mark on rep, else near fine #9526 $125.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj near fine, cloth near fine #13537 $175.00 $140.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, near fine, cloth tight, fine #9528 $49.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216.[read more]

Bonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #9529 $32.00 $25.60
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 H & S London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington, Charlie Clarke, & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, some tape reinforcement at edge folks, near fine, cloth fine #27313 $225.00
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216.[read more]

signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Random House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.303, photo frontis, 97 color photos, 14 maps/diagrams, appendices, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #11071 $89.00 $71.20
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Everest: The Hard Way: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Everest: The Hard Way
1976 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, lg 8vo, pp.239, photos frontis, 111 color photos, 13 maps/diagrams, appendices, pict eps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth fine #9527 $189.00 $151.20
The successful 1975 British expedition, first ascent of the Southwest Face. The UK edition is physically larger and has more photos than the US edition. Neate B130, SB B26, Yak B216. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1969 Gollancz London 3rd, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj rubbed, wear spot on front, vg, cloth w/ name stamp on ½ title/top edge, near fine #9532 $49.00 $39.20
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1973 Gollancz London 4th, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #18724 $45.00
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211.[read more]

I Chose to Climb: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris I Chose to Climb
1975 Gollancz London 5th, 8vo, pp.207, photo frontis, 43 bw photos, 4 maps/diagrams, blue cloth; signed, dj spine not faded like most copies, fine, cloth w/ initials & date, fine #11072 $59.00 $47.20
Chris' first book tracing his roots from Snowdonia, to the Alps, to the Himalaya. Neate B132, Yak B211. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Kongur: China's Elusive Summit: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Kongur: China's Elusive Summit
1982 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.224, frontis, 86 color & 59 bw photos, 12 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj unclipped, slight discoloration inside edge of dj, else fine, cloth tight, fine #17408 $49.00
Account of 1980 reconnaissance and 1981 first ascent of Kongur (25,318') in western China. Usual excellent Bonington narrative. Neate B133, Yak a07. To see all items in our Chris Bonington Sale, click here.[read more]

Mountaineer: A Lifetime of Climbing the Great Mountains of the World: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris Mountaineer: A Lifetime of Climbing the Great Mountains of the World
2016 UK rev ed, 8vo, pp.256, photo frontis, 547 color & 6 bw photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed Bonington & Leo Houlding, new #27158 $39.95
This revised and expanded edition of Bonington’s ‘Mountaineer’ is a photographic autobiography, documenting over sixty years of climbing the world’s most beautiful and challenging mountains. Few climbers can match Bonington’s climbing achievements. He is one of the most accomplished and respected cl[read more]

The British Mount Kongur Expedition to China: Bonington, Chris
Bonington, Chris The British Mount Kongur Expedition to China
1981 The Expedition np 1st, 4to, [pp.8], 13 color & 2 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; signed, fine + Expedition Report. [1981] 4to, pp.6, map; photocopied, fine #20859 $39.00
This expedition brochure was done in advance of the 1981 first ascent of Kongur (25,318') in western China. The Bonington-led team included Peter Boardman, Charlie Clarke, Alan Rouse, Joe Tasker and others. Together with this is the final report summarizing the expedition.[read more]

The Everest Years: A Climber's Life: Bonington, Chris
signedBonington, Chris The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
1986 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.256, 76 color & 90 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; signed Bonington & Doug Scott, dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #18908 $145.00
Chris' third autobiography, including his own Everest ascent. Copies of the first edition signed by both Bonington and Scott are now less common. Neate a03, SB B29.[read more]

Bonington, Chris & Charles Clarke Tibet’s Secret Mountain: The Triumph of Sepu Kangri
1999 Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1st, 8vo, pp.xii, 254, 91 color photos, 2 illus, 7 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #16690 $29.95 $23.96
Bonington, Clarke, Curran, and team made several attempts over several years to reach the summit of 6860-metre Sepu Kangri and did reach the West Summit, just 200 meters shy of the Main Summit. An enthralling account of their climb and human encounters along the way. Bonington is well known for hi[read more]

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